Barreto, Yerena, De La Cruz, Ochoa Camacho Recognized at Latinx Faculty Event

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The UW Latino Health Center held the third annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event in May. Four UW Tacoma faculty members were recognized: Paulo Barreto, Anaid Yerena, Sonia De La Cruz and Ariana Ochoa Camacho.

The UW Latino Health Center held the third annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event in May to recognize scholarly achievements of Latina and Latino faculty in 2018-19 across the three campuses of UW. Thirty-three faculty members were honored. Attendees included UW President Ana Mari Cauce, Provost Mark Richards, Regent Rogelio Riojas, and deans, chairs, colleagues, family, friends and students of honorees.

Four UW Tacoma faculty were recognized.

Dr. Paulo Barreto
Assistant Professor
School of Engineering & Technology

Dr. Barreto published three articles over the past year:

Dr. Sonia De La Cruz
Assistant Professor
Culture, Arts & Communication/School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Dr. De La Cruz produced a documentary film in collaboration with Bob Bussel of the University of Oregon Labor Education & Research Center:

Dr. Ariana Ochoa Camacho
Assistant Professor
Social & Historical Studies/School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Dr. Ochoa Camacho was awarded the Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship:

  • The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation named 32 new Career Enhancement Fellows for 2019, including Dr. Ochoa Camacho, who will receive a six-month fellowship that will provide a sabbatical stipend; a research, travel or publication stipend; mentoring; and participation in a late-summer professional development retreat.

Dr. Anaid Yerena
Assistant Professor
Urban Studies Program (School of Urban Studies as of July 10, 2019)

Dr. Yerena published an article:

Written by: 
John Burkhardt / May 22, 2019
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